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Flippers

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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5749 Bay LA Launch Ave, Orange Beach, AL 36561-4138
+1 251-981-3547
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Marysville, Ohio
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201 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

On Saturday, we stopped at Flippers for lunch. I had the seafood pasta and my wife had the grouper sandwich. Both meals were excellent. The view of the marina was also great.

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Thank Bill K
Bristow, Virginia
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669 reviews
481 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our goal was to get there to see the sun set. The captain of our tour boat recommended this place. It was in a marina. Unfortunately we got there after dark. We were going to sit outside but there was a very loud musician in the tiki bar and just not what we wanted for dinner so we sat inside,... More 

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Thank kes1639
Sioux City, Iowa
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had dinner at a great location on a boat harbor. Beautiful sunset, good food, friendly staff. Will definetly go back.

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Thank sue l
Freeport, Illinois
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just visited last night, so the sweet memory of the tasty shrimp skewers that were in special served with fresh vegetables and rice, is fresh in my mind. Our group is usually pretty lively, but when the food came, we all went completely quiet, with the occasional audible "mmm". Waiter was awesome, and though quite busy, very attentive. Bartender also... More 

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Thank Diane S
Seaton, Illinois
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place, with amazing view. Three of us had pasta dishes and they were fantastic, however one had a burger basket and it was like any old frozen burgers.

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Marmora, Canada
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151 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I decided to try the early bird menu on February 11th 2017. We were quickly seated (we chose the patio). My wife ordered the Shrimp Bienville Pasta and I chose the Grilled Mahi Mahi and fries. Both came with a side salad. My wife really enjoyed her dish and said she would order it again. My Mahi... More 

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Thank JMC002
Gulf Shores, Alabama
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63 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was good. The early-bird in off season is good and priced well. But no happy hour to go with it. House wine is so-so and not that inexpensive. Wait staff was ok. Setting was fantastic with views on the boats and docks. It was a little far out and confusing because it is in a residential street setting

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Thank wayne f
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a good restaurant with water view and Flippers delivered! Nice dockside view with amazing yellofin tuna dip, fresh caught grouper, and homemade key lime pie and signature bread pudding. Very friendly and attentive service we will definitely come back!

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Thank pbowen1969
Gulf Shores, Alabama
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to watch the sunset and the boats coming into the marina while eating.Be sure to ask for a table outside unless it's cold of course!Burgers were good,seafood was ok but a little expensive.Service was friendly,food took a while to come out.Good place to bring visitors.Ice cream was free at the end of the meal but I don't think... More 

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Thank alg8882017
Greenville, Ohio
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251 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

1st night in Orange Beach, wanted a resturant not far from our hotel. Flippers fit the bill. We had the early bird specials. I had the grilled shrimp and rice pilaf and vegetable medley, also had a nice salad. My husband had the fried seafood platter. The shrimp had a light batter. Everything was was well seasoned. We had one... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5749 Bay LA Launch Ave, Orange Beach, AL 36561-4138
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Orange Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 251-981-3547
Description
Next to Dolphin Express and some other dolphin seeing cruise boats. The seafood was very, very fresh....Excellent.

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6 months ago
Gulf Shores, Alabama

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?